VIENNA (Reuters) - Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zangeneh speaking at OPEC International Seminar in Vienna on Wednesday:
* “We believe that Iran’s return to the market gradually will be done, it doesn’t need so much time. Immediately or a month after lifting the sanctions we will pump half a million barrels a day, after 6-7 months we will reach 1 million barrels”
* “I’m sure that OPEC member countries will coordinate and consider Iran’s return to the market, and finally this return will not have a negative impact on the market.”
* Oil ministers from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) meet on Friday in Vienna.